There’s only one month a year when it’s acceptable to drink eggnog—here’s how to do it vegan, dairy-free, and delicious

December 11, 2019 at 11:00PM by CWC Even if you’re the type of person who likes listening to Christmas music year-round, even if you put your tree up when there are pumpkins on your porch, even if you don’t understand the backlash against Love Actually and are committed to defending it as the best movie … Continue reading There’s only one month a year when it’s acceptable to drink eggnog—here’s how to do it vegan, dairy-free, and delicious

What experts want you to know before going gluten- and dairy-free

September 21, 2019 at 01:00AM by CWC It feels like everyone and their sister these days is nixing gluten or dairy from their diets. And it makes sense: many people have an intolerance to these foods, which can lead to a slew of extremely unpleasant side effects, from bloating to indigestion and nutrient deficiencies. Yet, … Continue reading What experts want you to know before going gluten- and dairy-free

A definitive ranking of the 9 most popular non-dairy yogurts

September 02, 2019 at 02:01PM by CWC Before ditching dairy, I was nothing short of a yogurt hoarder. I’d go to Costco, grab a huge box of Greek yogurt, and have a solid supply in my fridge at all times. I’ve found that most non-dairy yogurt leaves something to be desired, so I went on … Continue reading A definitive ranking of the 9 most popular non-dairy yogurts

What’s the deal with those gums in all of my favorite non-dairy foods?

July 26, 2019 at 04:00PM by CWC As a health and food writer, I interview dietitians, nutritionists, and doctors virtually every day, picking their brains on what’s healthy and what isn’t. Regardless of the eating plan or food trend of the moment, there’s one piece of advice they repeat over and over again: “Buy products … Continue reading What’s the deal with those gums in all of my favorite non-dairy foods?

How to make the healthiest, most ethical and sustainable food choices if you eat meat, dairy, and eggs

June 21, 2019 at 09:54AM by CWC The evidence is pretty overwhelming that one of the biggest things people can do for the environment (and their health) is cut back on animal foods. Beef production produces 13 times as many greenhouse gas emissions as vegetable proteins like beans and lentils, according to the Environmental Working … Continue reading How to make the healthiest, most ethical and sustainable food choices if you eat meat, dairy, and eggs

This dairy-free strawberry milkshake get its creaminess from a secret ingredient

June 06, 2019 at 04:00PM by CWC Enjoying a hot summer day with an ice cream cone dripping down your hand is truly magical. But you can skip the mess with a milkshake. There’s nothing more refreshing than sipping an ice-cold shake through a straw. While a dairy-free milkshake is often made with a banana … Continue reading This dairy-free strawberry milkshake get its creaminess from a secret ingredient

Trader Joe’s new non-dairy golden milk is packed with turmeric and ginger

April 09, 2019 at 12:50PM by CWC If golden milk isn’t already a part of your life, you should make room for it. The drink is the definition of a wellness beverage with anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties from turmeric that help with digestion, skin health, muscle soreness, and more. But if you don’t want to … Continue reading Trader Joe’s new non-dairy golden milk is packed with turmeric and ginger

How to make homemade yogurt—whether you’re plant-based or want *all* the dairy

March 14, 2019 at 08:03AM by CWC If you’re big into DIY wellness, you may already make your own cashew milk or brew your own kombucha. But making your own homemade yogurt? That’s next level. This might sound like a huge pain, but hear me out. While grocery stores are full of many dairy and … Continue reading How to make homemade yogurt—whether you’re plant-based or want *all* the dairy

How to make sure you’re getting enough calcium when you’re vegan or dairy-free

October 04, 2018 at 12:22PM Growing up, there was really only one face of calcium—and that was typically that of your favorite celebrity wearing a frothy white mustache with a “got milk?” slogan plastered across the ad. While milk and other dairy products are still the most well-known sources of the mineral, they’re certainly not … Continue reading How to make sure you’re getting enough calcium when you’re vegan or dairy-free

I’m due to give birth on December 25, and these are the essentials keeping me sane

December 16, 2019 at 04:30AM by CWC The first thing I did when I found out I was pregnant—after telling my husband, my mom, and my BFF who had predicted I was knocked up (accurately, it turns out)—was calculate the due date. The big day? December 25, 2019. Beyond hoping it didn’t happen exactly then—give … Continue reading I’m due to give birth on December 25, and these are the essentials keeping me sane

The 5 most common mistakes people make when they try to eat plant-based, according to a dietitian

December 13, 2019 at 08:00PM by CWC We called it: 2019 really has been the year where plant-based eating has taken off. Whether people are considering it for health or environmental reasons, it seems like there has never been more innovative products or more interest in making the switch to a plant-forward diet than right. … Continue reading The 5 most common mistakes people make when they try to eat plant-based, according to a dietitian

Tap this back-pocket tip to take the pressure off navigating the holiday food scene

December 13, 2019 at 02:00PM by CWC Decked out in your most festive holiday attire, you consider whether to pour yourself a second glass of eggnog. As you poise the pitcher over your cup, you think, Well, I can only get this stuff once a year. In Instagram parlance: It me. Yes, we fully endorse pouring … Continue reading Tap this back-pocket tip to take the pressure off navigating the holiday food scene

7 healthy eating experts reveal the foodie gifts they really want for the holidays

December 13, 2019 at 01:00AM by CWC On the surface, buying a holiday present for someone who loves to cook may sound like an easy feat. But when you really start to think about it, shopping gets tricky. It’s easy to walk through Williams-Sonoma or the cooking aisles at Bed, Bath, and Beyond and debate … Continue reading 7 healthy eating experts reveal the foodie gifts they really want for the holidays

64 dermatologists identify the 10 most common causes of acne—and we’re shook

December 12, 2019 at 08:31PM by CWC After countless trips to the dermatologist’s office, I’ve come to recognize one skin-care truth: the causes of acne aren’t always easily discernible. In a new survey released by eMediHealth—a resource for expert-reviewed health information—64 dermatologists identified the most common triggers. Some of the culprits behind painful blemishes are … Continue reading 64 dermatologists identify the 10 most common causes of acne—and we’re shook

The 9 healthy cookbooks of 2019 that inspire us to eat and live well

December 11, 2019 at 09:23PM by CWC A good cookbooks is one gift that never goes out of style. With hundreds of healthy cookbooks released each year, it’s hard to know where to start. I’ve done the legwork for you, paging through many of my favorites to find not just the best recipes, but the … Continue reading The 9 healthy cookbooks of 2019 that inspire us to eat and live well

Redditors couldn’t stop talking about these 5 beauty topics (and we won’t stop asking derms about them)

December 10, 2019 at 10:00PM by CWC If you’ve got a skin care question, chances are that Reddit’s got the answer. The one million members of the SkincareAddiction community work together like super sleuths to solve any skin-related problem their fellow users throw at them, whether it’s which products get rid of dark spots or … Continue reading Redditors couldn’t stop talking about these 5 beauty topics (and we won’t stop asking derms about them)

Step Aside, CBD—Another Crowd of Cannabinoids Is Ready for Its Moment in the Spotlight

December 10, 2019 at 02:30AM by CWC There’s no question that the U.S. market for CBD products is riding high—analysts believe it could be worth an estimated $23.7 billion by 2023. (To put this number into perspective, that’s almost as much as the alt-dairy market, which is tipped to be worth $29.6 billion.) But in … Continue reading Step Aside, CBD—Another Crowd of Cannabinoids Is Ready for Its Moment in the Spotlight

Chobani is coming for Oatly’s crown with its new oat milk

December 09, 2019 at 08:30PM by CWC When you think of Chobani, you think of Greek yogurt. It’s the top-selling brand in the country. But for the first time ever, the company is entering the non-dairy space—and with that comes its first round of non-yogurt products, including so-creamy-you-won’t-believe-it Chobani oat milk. The company’s biggest expansion … Continue reading Chobani is coming for Oatly’s crown with its new oat milk

The 5 foods a gastroenterologist always, always keeps in the fridge

December 07, 2019 at 10:00PM by CWC Gut health is all the rage these days, and for good reason: eating foods with good bacterian helps to balance your gut’s microbiome—the digestive tract’s ecosystem comprising of trillions of live bacteria that interact with virtually every cell—boasts benefits that extend well beyond digestion. According to research from … Continue reading The 5 foods a gastroenterologist always, always keeps in the fridge